Ohio officials are defending the way in which they chose the state’s 24 medical marijuana cultivators after a series of scandals have brought the integrity of the department’s selection process into question.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Ballot Board certified an initiative on Thursday that would establish a comprehensive medical marijuana program in Ohio.
On March 25, 2016, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine certified summary language for a proposed ballot amendment that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
On March 11, 2016, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected summary language for a proposed ballot amendment that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
On Nov. 3, 2015, Ohio voters went to the polls and soundly rejected Issue 3, a measure that would have legalized both recreational and medicinal marijuana; however, even though marijuana was defeated at the polls, that does not mean the end of marijuana in Ohio.
On Sept. 15, 2015, Toledo, Ohio, became one of the few major cities in the United States to decriminalize marijuana. The voter initiative, also known as the Sensible Marihuana Act, passed with more than 70 percent of the vote.